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MRO ranked #8 among houston chronicle 100
We made this year’s Houston Chronicle 100, ranking #8 among the top 10. The rankings are based on 2018 financials: total revenue, earnings-per-share growth, annual revenue growth and one-year total return to shareholders on a dividend-reinvested basis. From the article Marathon Oil transforms itself into a top-performing oil producer: "The company's work to simplify its operations, along with its CEO Lee Tillman's laser focus on prioritizing cash flow over 'growth for growth's sake' helped push Marathon Oil to the top 10 best performing Houston-based companies on this year's Chron 100 list."
class of 2019: put forward your Maximum effort
Our technical innovation manager recently addressed the graduating class from the UH Petroleum Engineering department. He offered: "If you find that your job is easy and you're able to coast through the day, I strongly urge you to ask for additional responsibilities or a position change. Ultimately, the exertion of maximum effort will make the work more satisfying."
Make a Difference
We recently joined a partnership with the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation to support efforts to protect native aquatic species, migratory grassland birds and pronghorn in the Pecos River Watershed and throughout the Trans-Pecos region. Learn more about it!
MRO Named Houston Top Workplaces
Marathon Oil was named one of Houston's Top Workplaces for 2018 by the Houston Chronicle. Top Workplace selections are based on 2018 results from employee engagement surveys administered by Energage measuring critical aspects of workplace culture affecting overall employee engagement.
StrategyU.S. Resource Play Focused
Marathon Oil is an independent E&P company, based in Houston. Building on a rich history, with pride in our past achievements, our strategy is resolutely focused on U.S. unconventional resource plays. We're active in the Eagle Ford, Bakken, STACK/SCOOP and Permian.
Four oil-rich U.S. resource plays differentiate us
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